moneytree

  • Japanese Personal Finance App Moneytree Raises $1.6M To Expand Into The U.S.

    Japanese Personal Finance App Moneytree Raises $1.6M To Expand Into The U.S.

    Moneytree, a personal finance iOS app, has received $1.6 million in seed funding led by DG Incubation (Digital Garage’s investment branch), with participation from private investors, including senior executives from PayPal, MasterCard and Morgan Stanley. The Tokyo-based startup will use the proceeds to expand into international markets, including the U.S., in 2014. An iPad version… Read More

  • Venture Dollars Drop 31 Percent In Third Quarter, Led By Decline In CleanTech Fundings

    Venture Dollars Drop 31 Percent In Third Quarter, Led By Decline In CleanTech Fundings

    For all the hair-pulling that too much venture money is being thrown at startups, the third quarter actually saw a 31 percent sequential drop in venture dollars invested in the U.S., according to a new MoneyTree report from PriceWaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association (see charts here). In the third quarter, VCs invested $4.8 billion in 780 deals, down from $6.9 billion… Read More

  • More Data Points to Uptick In Third Quarter Venture Funding

    More Data Points to Uptick In Third Quarter Venture Funding

    More venture dollars went into startups in the third quarter than the two previous quarters of the year, but was still down 33 percent from a year ago, according to the latest MoneyTree report put out by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association. The report counts 657 venture deals worth a total of $4.8 billion, up 17 percent from the second quarter. We found a… Read More

  • Venture Capital Dollars Stabilize in Second Quarter at Mid-1990s Levels

    Venture Capital Dollars Stabilize in Second Quarter at Mid-1990s Levels

    Venture capital dollars going to startups in the U.S. stabilized in the second quarter at $3.7 billion, according to the latest MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association. The venture money invested in the quarter is still only about half of what it was a year ago (when it was $7.2 billion in the second quarter of 2008), but is 15 percent above… Read More